CHLOE SLADDEN

Chloe advises start-ups, invests in early stage companies and is a board member of Gannett (publisher of USA Today and over 100 local media organizations).

As an advisor and operator, she focuses on teams & technologies that transform how we experience, share and tell stories and connect to each other in meaningful ways. She advises Meerkat (live participatory video), This. (high quality content curated by the web’s most influential tastemakers), Memery (reinventing mobile video) and Moxxly (empowering mothers via beautiful connected devices).

As a founding partner of #Angels and member of Broadway Angels, she seeks out teams and products that can have disproportionate impact. Some of her investments include uBeam, Color Genomics, Other Machine Company and Blockchain Capital.

Her creative work has specialized in participatory storytelling, audience engagement and documentary film.

At Twitter, Chloe and her team were responsible for Twitter’s content across news, music, TV, sports and government, for building unique participation opportunities and for ensuring Twitter was woven into the traditional and new media landscape. She built the company’s media and entertainment partnerships and strategy from the ground up, and oversaw Twitter’s growth from a few dozen celebrities and journalists to daily participation by many tens of thousands of the world’s most high profile individuals. Chloe was also pivotal in building Twitter's media ecosystem, a key component of Twitter’s growth.

Chloe joined Twitter in 2009 when the company was pre-revenue and 40 employees. By 2013, Twitter was integrated on-air in over 60% of primetime programming across top-rated networks. In 2015, Twitter won an Emmy for innovation in TV engagement. 

You can read about her team’s work in The New York Times, Fast Company, Vogue, The Hollywood Reporter and other publications.

Before Twitter, Chloe worked at Current TV as a vice president for both online and broadcast, where she produced the Webby Award-winning Hack the Debate.

Previously, she co-produced and directed “Headstrong,” a documentary broadcast on public television. She also advised CEOs at traditional media companies as a member of Booz Allen’s media and entertainment practice.